Citadel Inspiration Indaba

South Africa's youngest patent-filer: Ludwick Marishane

Ludwick Marishane invented the water-less bathing lotion and earned the 2011 Global Student Entrepreneur of the Year Award — all because he and his friends didn't feel like taking baths.

Marishane was the first speaker of the day at the Citadel Inspiration Indaba where he shared the story of how he became the youngest person in South Africa to file for a patent at 17 years old. He has had even more achievements since then, and he inspired delegated at the Indaba with tales of his growth journey as an entrepreneur.

After his rousing address Marishane sat down to chat with 702 Business Journalist, Mashudu Masutha a year after he was one of _The Money Show'_s 'Shapeshifters':


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